Ascent As members of the London Violence against Women and Girls Consortium we are involved in a range of activities supporting women and girls affected by violence in all 33 London Boroughs. Find more information about Ascent services and activities here. Watch a video about Ascent here. Read about the impact of the Ascent Advice and Counselling services here (full report) or here (executive summary). Our Ascent activities and services are: Ascent advice line for women in London We offer free and confidential legal advice to women in London on domestic and sexual violence, relationship breakdown and family and criminal law options. Free training and events for professionals We offer free training to professionals from the voluntary and statutory sectors in London to improve their understanding of the law and legal options of women affected by violence. Find more information about our current courses here. With our Ascent partners we deliver free expert led training courses and other events including borough surgeries. Find more information about our expert led training here. Legal guides We produce a range of publications on the law affecting women and which are available for distribution to individuals and organisations in London. Find more information about our legal guides here. If you would like to receive hard copies of our legal guides contact us. Good practice briefings We publish a range of good practice briefings on equality issues affecting women’s organisations.